Ghana’s Trust Bank appoints Mohamadou Manjang as chairman

Ghana’s Trust Bank appoints Mohamadou Manjang as chairman

Trust Bank Limited has appointed Mr. Mohamadou Manjang as the new Board Chairman effective September 7, 2017.

The company said the appointment is as a result of the resignation of Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta from the Board of Director of the company effective May 19, 2017. Mr. Manjang is the Managing Director of Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation.

Mohamadou is the Managing Director at Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC), bringing more than two decades of executive experience with a leading financial institution to the role. Previously, Mohamadou was the Regional CFO for Africa at Standard Chartered Bank where he successfully led the decentralization of regional finance resulting in enhanced efficiencies, established tighter controls and improved regulator relationships.

During his tenure as CFO-Africa, he played an integral role in the research, selection and introduction of a new banking system. He also drove capital management across 13 countries in Africa amongst other things. Prior to this, Mohamadou served a dual function at Standard Chartered as CFO for Southern Africa/Executive Director for Botswana. He spearheaded the re-entry of Standard Chartered Bank into the South African market and simultaneously played a key part in the integration of a South African Internet bank acquired by Standard Chartered. In his earlier career with Standard Chartered, Mohamadou served in various executive capacities across the Group. Mohamadou is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds a Dealing Certificate (with distinction) from the Financial Markets Association.

He has undergone several management training experiences including the Leading across Boundaries – Executive Management Programme on Managing Diversity and Cultures at University of Oxford, Saïd Business School.

Mohamadou is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gampetroleum and Gambia Transport Services Corporation, and is the Deputy Chair of the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, and Board member of CFAO, Gambia Government Revolving Loan Scheme and Housing Finance Corporation.

He is currently the Chairman of the Directors of Trust Bank Limited.